Under limited supervision, formulate a dynamic operations plan for the coordination of the Wanapum and Priest Rapids Projects (“Projects”). Provide a high degree of technical support to Wholesale Marketing & Supply, System Operations, and Power Production in the planning and operations of the Projects. Communicate directly or facilitate communication between Grant PUD and other Project Operators, Participants, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and other parties as necessary to achieve a safe, economic and regulatory complainant operation of the Projects.
Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provide day to day operational and technical support to Grant PUD personnel involved in the planning, forecasting, marketing and operation of the Projects, including monitoring the recent operation of the Projects to evaluate consistency with established operating plans, and for modification of near-term operating strategy as appropriate.
Recommend operating strategies and analyze their impacts and stay updated and knowledgeable on recent and near-term power and non-power constraints and operating objectives pertaining to the operation of the Projects.
Responsible for daily operational guidance and support of the real-time coordinated operations of the Columbia River and the Projects. Specifically, responsibility for assuring development of operational plans, generation outage coordination, assuring seasonal and operating limits of the Projects are always current, acting as an interface and facilitator in collaboration with Power Production, Control Systems Engineering, Wholesale Marketing & Supply, Systems Operations, other Project Operators, Participants, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and other parties as necessary.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of the System Operations procedures and training materials related to the operations of the Projects by the System Operators; providing training to the System Operators on Columbia River and Project operations as well on the use of systems and models used by System Operations.
Perform related duties as required or assigned.
Demonstrated commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.
Understand and adhere to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.
Actively support and participate in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:
- Following all safety policies and procedures;
- Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions;
- Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor; and
- Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.